This vs. That: wood versus steel framing
Both wood framing and steel framing have their benefits and drawbacks.
Four places you can cut costs on your next commercial building project
Effective ways to control your commercial project expenses and come within budget
Eight tips to ensure safety at your commercial construction site
To protect your investment and your people, here are some tips to ensure your construction zone is a safety zone, from groundbreaking through ribbon-cutting.
Working with OFIs and/or owner vendors:
When it makes sense, and how to divide and conquer
How to calculate ROI for real estate investments
When you’ve capitalized on a real estate investment opportunity, you and your investors want to know your return on investment (ROI). After all, it’s pretty safe to say every investor in...
The essential commercial property owner checklist to prep for a new building project
When you’re considering a new building project, it’s natural to look forward to the construction phase with excitement and anticipation. To make sure your new building project is...
Qualifying subcontractors in today's tight labor market
It’s no secret that today’s commercial construction labor market is tight, and there’s no end in sight. The issue is having an impact on the ability of firms to find qualified...
Life After Dark: Tips for Commercial Property Owners to Repurpose Dark Retail
For commercial property developers, dark retail can be a source of frustration, blight and erosion of property value. And it can drive down sales for other tenants, when, for example, an anchor store calls it quits—which, as consumers embrace e-commerce, is becoming commonplace. If you’re facing this dilemma as a commercial property owner, take some […]
Five essential questions to ask in a commercial contractor RFP
When developing a commercial contractor RFP for your organization's needs, it's essential to gather comprehensive information from each potential contractor so you can make the most informed...
Negotiation tips for construction loan financing
Negotiating a construction loan with a bank or lender isn’t something most of us do every day, but these five tips can help
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